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Moses Pierce Kinkaid

congressman

Moses Pierce Kinkaid, American congressman. Member Nebraska Senate, 1883-1885; member 58th to 67th Congresses (1903-1923), 6th Nebraska District.

Background

Kinkaid, Moses Pierce was born on January 24, 1854 in in Monongalia Company, West Virginia, United States. Son of John and Amelia Kinkaid.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1876 (president class of 1876).

Career

Practiced in Henry Company, Illinois, 1876-1880, Pierre, South Dakot, 1880-1881, Holt Company, Nebraska, since 1881.

Works

  • Author of One Section homestead law which has promoted the development of Nebraska.

Membership

Member Nebraska Senate, 1883-1885. Member 58th to 67th Congresses (1903-1923), 6th Nebraska District.

Connections

father:
John Kinkaid

mother:
Amelia Kinkaid